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Global warming means new disease in the Arctic, and elsewhere

The Arctic ice and very long winters has for eons limited access to the far north except for a number of specialized plants, animals, and marine life. The cold also served as a barrier to insects and to certain diseases. »

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Future Arctic, how the north affects the world

While many people have heard of changes happening in the Arctic over the past few short decades, one man has been seeing them happen first hand. Edmonton, Alberta-based author, journalist, photographer Ed Struzik had spent some 35 years on scientific »

Environment & Animal Life

Rare sight, killer whales in Hudson Bay

Churchill Manitoba is well-known as the Polar bear capital of Canada. That’s because a particular segment of the Arctic Polar bear population gathers on the western shores of Hudson Bay waiting for the freeze-up before heading out for the winter »